NASCAR joined Texas Motor Speedway officials Wednesday in announcing the format for the 2021 NASCAR All-Star Race, unveiling a six-round, 100-lap bout for the Fort Worth track’s first hosting of the annual invitational event.
The procedures for the June 13 non-points exhibition (8 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) were first…Continue
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Team owner Matt Kaulig said his organization will enter the NASCAR Cup Series full-time next season, fielding “at least one car” in the sport’s top division.
Kaulig, who made the remarks in a Wednesday morning appearance on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio, currently owns three full-time Xfinity Series teams for drivers AJ Allmendinger, Jeb Burton and…Continue
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On the final lap of overtime, Keselowski and Matt DiBenedetto were racing for the win when DiBenedetto went to the high side to block and Keselowski went low.
With a shove from Michael McDowell, Keselowski cleared DiBenedetto and held on to the checkered flag to earn his first win of the season and sixth career victory at Talladega (Ala.)…Continue
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Jeb Burton had spent much of Saturday’s race swapping the lead with Austin Cindric and he remained out front during a caution on Lap 85 for a multi-car wreck on the backstretch.
Just as the race was set to resume on Lap 90 of the scheduled 113 laps, heavy rain erupted all over the track. With no lights, there was no time to dry the track even…Continue
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On Monday, NASCAR confirmed that Cob has not been approved to compete on superspeedway tracks in the Cup Series thus would not be making her planned debut in Rick Ware Racing’s No. 15 Chevrolet.
While Cobb, 47, has made a combined 247 starts in the Xfinity and Truck series, a NASCAR spokesman told Motorsport.com that Cobb is only…Continue
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On a restart with 10 of 400 laps remaining Sunday at Richmond (Va.) Raceway, Bowman – who had not led a lap in the race up to that point – navigated around leader Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano to take the lead.
He had little trouble from that point hanging on for the win, finishing .381 seconds ahead of Hamlin to the victory in the ToyotaOwners…Continue
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Only 42 of 500 laps were completed Saturday night before the remainder of the Cup race was postponed until Sunday afternoon.
But a late-race red-flag for a multi-car wreck pushed the race into the night and it was then that Truex’s No. 19 Toyota came to life.
Truex ran down his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate…Continue
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Kyle Larson will pilot the No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet and Chris Buescher will pilot the No. 17 Roush Fenway Racing Ford on a dampened track.
NASCAR first used rain tires in an official national series event back in 2008 at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve road course in Montreal. Cup cars utilized rain…Continue
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